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NPR Profiles Work of Italian Cultural Heritage Police

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

New York — Julian Rosefeldt: “Manifesto” at Park Avenue Armory Through January 8th, 2017

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Art Newspaper Looks at History of Courbet’s “Origin of the World”

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Dallas Auction House Suing Christie’s for Alleged Data Theft

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Tracey Emin Scraps Demolition Plan for East London Building

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Heirs of Jewish Art Dealer Sue German Painting Collection for Return of Work

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Armory Show Announces 2017 Exhibitor List

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

NYT Spotlights Work of K11 Art Foundation

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Berlin – James Turrell at Dorotheenstadt Cemetery Chapel Through December 31st, 2016

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

New York Times Reviews Public Art in New York City

Friday, July 8th, 2016

New York — Felix Gonzalez-Torres Is On View at Andrea Rosen Gallery Through June 18th, 2016

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

AO Preview – Basel: Art Basel Week Through June 19th, 2016

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Los Angeles – “Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016” at Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel Through September 4th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

San Francisco’s Art Scene Seeing Healthy Growth

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

London: Tom Wesselmann “Collages 1959-1964″ at David Zwirner Through March 24th, 2016

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Pace Gallery Sees Success with Selling to Silicon Vallery

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

New York – Marina Abramovic: “Goldberg” at the Park Avenue Armory, December 7th – 19th, 2015

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: NADA Art Fair at the Fontainebleau, December 3rd – 5th, 2015

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Evening Sales, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Paris – David Douard: “bat-breath battery” at Galerie Chantal Crousel Through October 10th, 2015

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Paris – Cory Arcangel: “AUDMCRS – PSK – SUBG” at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris Pantin Through Sep 27th, 2015

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 18th-21st, 2015

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Bogotá – Fotográfica Bogotá 2015 Through June 15th, 2015

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Berlin – Christoph Niemann: “Es Gibt Nichts Gutes” At Galerie Max Hetzler Through May 30th, 2015

Saturday, May 30th, 2015
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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